Everlasting Covenant

The Promises to Israel – The Time of the Promise

The Promises to Israel – The Time of the Promise

The Present Truth : August 13, 1896 We have Israel in Egypt, and we know something of what that signifies. The bondage, as well as the deliverance, had been foretold to Abraham when the covenant was made with him; and that covenant had been confirmed by an oath of...

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The Promises to Israel – Israel in Egypt

The Promises to Israel – Israel in Egypt

The Present Truth : August 6, 1896 It will be remembered that when God made the covenant with Abraham, He told him that he himself should die without having received the inheritance, and that his descendants should be oppressed and afflicted in a strange land, and...

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The Promises to Israel – Israel, A Prince of God

The Promises to Israel – Israel, A Prince of God

The Present Truth : July 30, 1896 By: Dr. Ellet Waggoner Jacob had bought the birthright from Esau for a mess of pottage, and had through deceit obtained the blessing of the first-born from his father. But not by such means may anybody obtain the inheritance,...

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The Promises to Israel – A General View

The Promises to Israel – A General View

The Present Truth : July 23, 1896 By: Dr. Ellet Waggoner “By faith Abraham, when he was called to go out into a place which he should after receive for an inheritance, obeyed; and he went out not knowing whither he went. By faith he sojourned in the land of promise as...

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The Call of Abraham – The Promise of Victory

The Call of Abraham – The Promise of Victory

The Present Truth : July 16, 1896 By: Dr. Ellet Waggoner We have noted the repetition of the promise, and the oath, which confirmed it. But there is yet one very important feature of the promise, which has not been specially noted. It is this: “And thy seed shall...

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The Call of Abraham – The Promise and the Oath

The Call of Abraham – The Promise and the Oath

The Present Truth : July 9, 1896 By: Dr. Ellet Waggoner The sacrifice had been made; Abraham’s faith had been tested and found perfect; “And the angel of the Lord called unto Abraham out of heaven the second time, and said, By Myself have I sworn, saith the Lord, for...

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The Call of Abraham – The Test of Faith

The Call of Abraham – The Test of Faith

The Present Truth : July 2, 1896 By: Dr. Ellet Waggoner We pass by a period of several years. The number of years we cannot tell, but Isaac, the child of faith and promise had been born, and had grown to be a young man. Abraham’s faith had grown stronger and more...

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The Call of Abraham – The Covenant Sealed (Pt. 2)

The Call of Abraham – The Covenant Sealed (Pt. 2)

“The Sign of Circumcision”  The Present Truth : June 25, 1896 By: Dr. Ellet Waggoner And now we must carry a little further the study of the seal of the covenant, namely, circumcision. What does it signify, and what is it in reality? We have learned that it signifies...

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The Call of Abraham – The Covenant Sealed (Pt.1)

The Call of Abraham – The Covenant Sealed (Pt.1)

The Present Truth : May 28, 1896 By: Dr. Ellet Waggoner NOW we come to a record which opens up the promise in a most wonderful manner. More than twenty-five years had passed since God first made the promise to Abraham. Doubtless the time had been prolonged by the...

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